Our professional qualifications would mean little if we didn’t match them with exceptional client service. Because we value our clients, we offer personal, attentive service. We make ourselves available to help clients with critical and often urgent estate planning matters, and we’ve expanded our practice area focus to real estate, bankruptcy law, corporate law, and more. Learn about the dedicated attorneys on the Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C. team.

Years of Experience

Get hands-on, specialized legal support from the team at Sessions, Fishman & Nathan, L.L.C. Our comprehensive range of practice areas offers our clients legal protection for their businesses, financial integrity, and end-of-life decisions. Schedule a consultation today with our New Orleans team to learn how you can receive counsel based on decades of legal experience.


Four of our Partners, Carole Neff, Lawrence Lehmann, Eric Schorr, and Laura Fine, have demonstrated such proficiency in their field of practice that they are Board-Certified Estate Planning and Estate Administration Specialists, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.


Our Senior Partner, Carole Neff, co-authored a three-volume treatise with now-retired Partner, Max Nathan, Jr., entitled Louisiana Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (Lexis Law Publishing, 2d ed.). Another one of our Partners, Peter Title, authored a two-volume treatise on Louisiana real estate law entitled Louisiana Real Estate Transactions, published in 1991 by Lawyer’s Co-Operative Publishing Company, with a second edition published in 2000 by West Publishing Company.


Our Partners, Eric Schorr and Laura Fine, are both Members of the Louisiana Law Institute, the official advisory law-revision commission, law-reform agency, and legal-research agency of the State of Louisiana. Eric serves on the Committee for Disabled Adult Children and Laura serves on the Trust Code Committee.  The purpose of the Louisiana Law Institute is to promote and encourage the clarification and simplification of the law of Louisiana and its better adaptation to present social needs; to secure the better administration of justice and to carry on scholarly legal research and scientific legal work.


At Sessions, Fishman & Nathan we know that community matters, and nowhere is that more true than here in South Louisiana.  That’s why our Attorneys take pride in giving back to our community through volunteer and philanthropic activities.  The institutions to which our people have dedicated their time and expertise include: The New Orleans Pro Bono Project, the New Orleans Rotary Fund, Inc., Avodah New Orleans Advisory Council, Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana, the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Jewish Community Day School, Pilots for Patients, Angel Flight, New Orleans Council of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, New Orleans Friends of Music, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Boys Town Louisiana, Jesuit High School, Project Lazarus, Louisiana Bar Association Access to Justice Committee and Turo Infirmary Foundation.


Carole Neff is the only New Orleans member of the Special Needs Alliance, and Eric Schorr is one of only two Lawyers in the State of Louisiana who have earned a Master of Law (LL.M.) in the field of Elder Law. Meanwhile, Lawrence Lehmann and Laura Fine are  both Chartered Advisors in Philanthropy®.